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Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >> thank you upon >> brown: and now to the conflict in syria. nato said today that it would consider a turkish request to deploy patriot missiles to protect itself from syrian attacks. turkey and syria share a 560 mile border and after syrian mortar rounds landed in turkish territory, concerns have risen that the civil war fighting could spread further. in margaret warner's latest report, she examines the spill-over that's already happening. >> reporter: nestled up against the border with syria, ceylanpinar, turkey has an all- too-up-close view of the civil war next door, as fighting rages in its syrian twin city of ras- al-ain. for days last week on the syrian side, president bashar al assad's forces fought rebels of the free syrian army, or f.s.a., to control ras-al-ain. terrified syrian civilians scrambled, some over razor wire, into ceylanpinar. the f.s.a. finally took over the syrian town, but not before badly fraying nerves in its turkish neighbor. turk abdulazziz guven said he'd had to rescue his cousins from the syrian side. >> ( translated ): the fight started at 3:00. at 7:
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 10:00am EST
and syria. the whole house will be united in concern both at the intolerable situation for the residents of southern israel and the grave loss of life and humanitarian in gaza including the particular impact on children. on the 14th of november, the israeli defense forces began air strikein response to a sharp increase in rocket fire. hamas and other militant groups responded with other rocket fire. as of today, three israeli citizens have been killed and at least 109 palestinians including 33 women and 26 children -- 11 women and 26 children also lled. we have made clear that hamas have the principal responsibility for the start of the current crisis but also that all sides have responsibilities. we quickly called on israel to seek every opportunity to de escalate their militaryesponse and to observe international humanitarian law and avoid civilian casualties. yesterday e.u. foreign ministers condemned the rocket attacks on israel and called for an urgent cessation of hostilities. we have also warned that a ground invasion of gaza could length b the conflict, and erode international su
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 12:00am PST
is likely to change and where do you think syria is headed at this moment, although we have shifted our focus to this conflict between israel and hamas? dennis? >> what are the options that present themselves? >> look, i think syria is .. headed to a failed state which is nobody's interest in the region, and i think the key at this point is, for us to find a way to do more. you will already seeing the effort to build a more credible opposition. >> rose: right. >> now i think what is needed is also to ensure that the balance of power within that opposition is one that doesn't favor the radical islamists instead it means finding a way to get material support both nonlethal and lethal assistance to those who are more secular, who are submitted to an inclusive future for syria, who are committed to, in fact, a much more democratic future for syria. i think it is almost inevitable that we and others internationally are going to do more to build up the opposition because the alternative is to see a failed state where the kind of conflict you see within syria more and more begins not only to
Current
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
for most of the past decade were syria and iran. the leadership was damascus. that got totally destroyed because hamas is part of the broader muslim brotherhood network in the middle east as morsi is one of the leaders of the egyptian muslim brotherhood so hamas the palestinian brotherhood and the muslim brotherhood in syria is the single biggest group in the political if not military opposition to assets so the relationship between hamas and syria is destroyed. the relationship between hamas and iran barely exists. iran does have ties to other smaller militant groups in gaza. >> jennifer: hussein are you saying -- >> does maintain some relations with hamas but they're not close. you're absolutely right though to point out that what all of this is doing to the p.a., the palestinian authority and the plo, western friendly and interested in peace agreement with israel, not interested in a fight to the death or armed struggle. they essentially have gotten into a very huge pickle over the past year because a year ago
KCSMMHZ
Nov 21, 2012 2:30pm PST
in defending its border with syria. >> ankara wants to deploy peace missiles, which are designed to shoot down rockets and other missiles. >> the climate will first have to go to parliament for approval. >> for months, fighting between syrian rebels and the army has threatened to spill over into turkey. the turkish government wants patriot missile batteries deployed along its border. ankara has asked nato to send patriots and their crews, and some are likely to come from germany. berlin says it supports the plan. >> it would be a grave mistake if we were to refuse defensive support to a fellow nato country at a time when that country sees itself as being attacked from outside by a neighbor. >> patriot missiles can shoot down aircraft as well as incoming missiles. the u.s., the netherlands, and germany are the only nato countries which have the most recent versions of the technology, which means any deployment could see german soldiers stationed on turkey's border with syria. experts expect about 170 troops to be deployed. the government has already signaled its intent. >> we are waiting. that
FOX Business
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm EST
as they are proceedinggin syria, the iranians are proceeding, as they are proceeding in strengthening hezbollah in lebanon, penetrating. we have to look at the region as a whole plateau. there is a civil war in syria. you know, the muslim brotherhood and other insurgents. so deflect attention from syria. enron is supposed to be the one to encourage factions within hamas to start shelling the israelis. they're going to retaliate. the muslim brotherhood president in egypt, this is not his timing back, but he cannot but support hamas when hamas is attacked or counterattacked. lou: can we save publicly he must support? what he does privately could be quite different. >> i think that the muslim brotherhood government in north africa had a different plan. they want to take the time to support strategically and are still struggling and the inside. so is the case with turkey cannot answer your question. he is not ready right now to confront anything that has to do with the arab-israeli conflict. his public position has to align with hamas and egypt. the real confrontation is between iran and israel. lou: the real
Current
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
it makes the argument it wants to be made gee aren't we victims when they're not. syria which you have been writing about with increasing accuracy, saying we must do something. have we forgotten about syria as the battle between israel and hamas has grown? >> you hit the nail on the head, eliot. in the final analysis, that's exactly what iran wants. iran hopes to benefit from this crisis and that's exactly what it wants. attention taken off of syria. and having the arab world come to the rescue of its proxy puppet hamas. >> eliot: ambassador marc ginsburg, thanks for coming on the show, sharing your insights even if it is a mess. >> sure. >> eliot: the election means a new day and a new deal on the fiscal cliff. robert reich joins us coming up ahead. the first 1,000 days of human life can cause irreparable harm to our brains and our bodies. that's why "current" has partnered with "1,000 days" to help spread the word & combat a problem that ultimately effects all of us. to see how you can help go to current dot com. brought to you
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:30pm PST
border with syria. >> the foreign minister has talked with nato on the issue and they are in the final stages. there are likely to come from germany, one of the only three nato countries the patriot missiles in their arsenal. they have signaled that they would agree to the request. >> the french government has given assurances that the nation's economy is sound after u.s. credit rating agency moody's stripped them of their prize the a.a.a. status. this follows the cut by standard and poor's and it was expected. >> hollande is trying to revive the eurozone the second-largest economy. moody's had nothing good to say about france's economic prospects. they say the country has become less competitive and its labor market has turned staid. they say this makes them more bolt -- vulnerable to turbulence elsewhere in the eurozone. the french finance minister moscovici rejected the you downgrade. >> this does not put into question the fundamentals of our economy or reforms utaken hat by the government. it does not? creditworthiness. >> he blames the previous french government for failing to bal
FOX News
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
big developments to report on the civil war just across israel's northern border in syria. rebel there is today reportedly captured a major military base, as well as all of the weapons inside it. tanks, armored vehicle, cannons, on and on. and what we're told are truck loads of munitions. this could be a game changer. it's picture of an antigovernment fighter standing atop a captured tan. the rebels laid siege for to that base for two months. rebel commanders say the victory over the government will give them a major boost and could be a tactical turning point in a civil war that has raged since early 2011. there was heavy fighting reported in the capital city of damascus. more than 40,000 people have died in the syrian civil war. >>> the f.b.i. now reports four men in california are under arrest now charged with conspiring to kill americans. and one of the suspects reportedly once served in the united states air force. but will this f.b.i. operation hold up in court? a live report is next. plus another record day on wall street, except today it's for what could be the largest in
FOX News
Nov 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
. they are calling the israelis terrorists. we don't know what is going to happen in syria. hezbollah is sitting up to israel's north waiting their turn. they have occupied now in syria. of course, iran is behind them, too. you have hamas from the west, hezbollah from the north and the entire squeeze play is on. we are pledged to defend israel and their existence. we have told iran that we will not let them have nuclear weapons. obviously the gulf down there, it is important to us fo from an energy standpoint. vital interests but the situation seems to be getting worse as we kind of step back and kind of let all that take care of itself. we're kind of losing out. >> greta: i was in sudan in april. president bashir is torturing and killing his people. he is the guy that has munitions factory that they suspect is owned by iran. he is the one that was letting these rockets to go egypt and into gaza. he was giving a state visit by president morsi two months ago when she should have been indicted because he is indicted for genocide in darfur. everybody looks the other way. >> there is a big picture deve
CNN
Nov 21, 2012 1:00pm PST
peace in the middle east including the civil war ongoing in syria right across the border from israel. >> it's a concentration of chemical weapons. >> are they secure right now? >> they're under the control of assad. i'm not sure they are secure. i wouldn't trust him very much. and they get missiles from iran. and some people say it's okay. what do they mean okay? they're collectors of missiles. they shoot them against civilian life in tel aviv. look, the world must also take a clear position to say it is disproportionate israeli reaction and shooting at israelis proportionate. after israel left gaza, how long can they destroy any chance for reason and peace? >> what's the role of iran that is playing right now behind the scenes in gaza? >> iran it feels competing with egypt. they want to win -- their chance is to have the more extreme on their side. so they support not only hamas but also the jihad. >> islamic jihad? >> islamic jihad in gaza. so the islamic jihad also to be more extreme. other problems in gaza is there's nobody rules it. there's a competition among four or five diffe
CNN
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
, for instance, to syria and iran for real support. but recently, of course, hamas has broken from iran. its offices in syria have been shuttered, and it has become very close to egypt, which is now under the leadership of mohamed morsi, a member of the muslim brotherhood. it also enjoys very close relations with qatar and turkey. so i followed these arab ministers around gaza today. they went to the shiffa hospital where many wounded are staying. and i spoke with several of them. many of them stressing one interesting point. that the arab spring has changed the way arab countries approach gaza. before countries like egypt were very wary of offending their american patrons and kept hamas at an arm's length. dealt with hamas, but it was well-known he did not like hamas at all, given its affiliations with the muslim brotherhood in egypt. some of these ministers telling me that they feel that the united states in this crisis has played a very passive role in trying to resolve this crisis. and what we're seeing is the emergence of other countries like turkey, egypt, qatar, in trying to address t
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> sreenivasan: rebels in syria claimed a major victory today. they seized control of a large army base on the outskirts of aleppo. the rebels captured tanks, armored vehicles, and truckloads of munitions. after four days of intense fighting with government forces, it was one of their biggest hauls of weapons since the uprising began. meanwhile, syrian troops battled to dislodge rebels from a stronghold just outside damascus. france's combat mission in afghanistan is coming to an end, well ahead of a 2014 deadline to withdraw. 500 french soldiers pulled out of a base in a region northeast of kabul today. some 1,500 other french troops will remain, to pack up equipment and train afghan forces. france had 4,000 soldiers in afghanistan at the height of the war. at least 88 died in the conflict. rebels in eastern congo have taken the key city of goma, forcing congolese government forces to withdraw. thousands of refugees fled today as the rebels pushed into the city. some 1,500 u.n. peacekeepers and armor stood aside, and did not try to block the advance. congo has accused neighboring rwand
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 11:00am EST
of the posture of the white house. we have to take care of iran first. as syria goes, so goes iran. we missed one hell back of an opportunity in 2009 to bring that then you cut a deal with the palestinians. cheryl: thank you very much for standing by in helping us cover the breaking news. i do want to let our viewers know we are just seeing a release from the white house that president obama did call benjamin netanyahu to express his appreciation for the efforts to work with the new egyptian government to achieve a sustainable cease-fire. president obama did get on the phone with benjamin netanyahu of israel today. let's go and see how oil was affected by the breaking news. sandra smith, what are you looking at? sandra: there was an immediate reaction in the trading pits. we had been higher on the session, but, of course, oil plunged on this news. we saw oil hit the low of the session. $86.37 a barrel. that fella did not last on that news. now, it is right around 86.60. it is not being sustained. traders say it will take a lot more than that for that risk premium to be pulled out of the oil and g
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm EST
to a place where iran is ready to give in. that meant more supply coming into the market. the iran, syria, that part of the world is still volatile. i think as much as people are relieved by cease fire announcements the move over the last couple of days is not a middle eastern move. it is an oversold market. the s&p as of four days ago rallied small. if you look at the technicals on the fixed income market. the ten year is giving back 11 or 12 basis points. to me this is case where we got 45 to 50 points that is a relief. your major resistance level, i think i would be adverse to at least moving higher on the move. i think you have to look for real move. i don't believe you have extinguished the fire in the middle east. if those are the things that had you rallying i would be cautious. >> i don't think anybody that trades commodities wants to be short a commodity like crude oil into thanksgiving with the possibilities of more bad things happening. in terms of the s&p i think we have done a decent job on 1379 the land in the sand held there. on the way back up we are through it. i think we
CNN
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
reach agreements with syria and reach agreements with egypt, et cetera, with jord jordan. you can reach agreements with established governments. you can't reach agreements with gangs. >> but, anne marie, hoping that hamas goes away or is somehow weakeneds, that realistic? >> no, i don't think that the united states is not going to recognize hamas tomorrow, and obviously congress does prevent the administration from dealing directly with hamas, but, again, you know, actually, i don't see the people of gaza blaming hamas for their troubles. i see them blaming israel. i see hamas strengthen strengthened, and in the end, you have to include gaza have both parts of the palestinians, that's exactly what qatar and egypt have been trying to do, bring hamas and fatah closer together. i think through egypt, they have to be represented. >> when you talk to people here in gaza about hamas, what do they say publicly, may be different than what they say privately. i appreciate you being on tonight. our coverage from gaza city continues. [ male announcer ] with over 50 delicious choices of green giant
CNN
Nov 20, 2012 9:00pm PST
of consequence. but now there are countries of equal importance, syria, egypt, iran, saudi arabia. everybody now has a big thing happening in their country. does that put more pressure now on the leaders of israel and the palestinians to come together and bang their heads together, get a deal done? >> i think so. the world focuses more on 130 palestinians killed, half of them terrorists, than 30,000 syrians, most of them civilians, killed by the assad government, and focus has been taken away from iran, which poses the greatest exstential threat, to the whole region this is a good time to sit down, try to negotiate what everybody knows would be the best solution for both parties it will not solve the hamas/gaza problem. but we can address the west bank problem. >> everybody seems to be nodding. a good moment to leave this for now. thank you, all, very much indeed. >> thank you. >> right back after a short break. ut they're gonna fall in , get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money.
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am EST
east and north africa. at some point, we must find ways to peacefully resolve the war in syria, the conflict between israel and the palestinians and to the destabilizing threat from iran. and every time and overtime, we also must address religious, economic and cultural differences that create tension and that are exploited by extremists. still, as our country emerges from a decade of large-scale conflict and confronts new fiscal constraints here at home, i frankly worry that our political system will prevent us from making the investments in diplomacy and development that we need to ensure we protect america's interests in these volatile regions of the world. these investments, unfortunately, lack a constituency in the congress at a time of great fiscal pressure. indeed, we face the prospect of budget sequestration. it would be devastating to national security not just because of what it does to our national defense, but also for what it does to these programs that support diplomacy and enhance our quality of life. our men and women in uniform know too well what sacrifice is a
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 12:00am EST
,000 rockets in gaza to start. hezbollah has 40-60,000 rockets in syria and southern lebanon. iron dome is qualitatively superi to anything that hamas orezbollah has. melissa: thank you f coming on, that is all very important information i have not heard anywhere else and i hope you'll come back on soon. >> absolutely. thank you for having me. melissa: crudeil futures falling 3% after hope for a cease-fire in the gaza strip immediate concerns of supply risk in the middle east. let's hope those hopes are not premature. and chevron files and ethics complaint against new york comptroller, the oil giant says it received at least $60,000 in campaign and donations for backing an environmental lawsuit against chevron in ecuador. the stock closing down slightly. in the first auction of greenhouse gas credits, allowances for the equivalent of 28.7 million-ton of co2 sold off november 14 auction. the sales rate almost $300 million for the cash-strapped state. next on "money," hewlett-packard could owe billions in a bad deal gone wrong. but is it their fault? and who is going to pay? plus it has t
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
in the conflict in syria. >>trace: not surprising. thank you, jonathan hunt outside the united nations. a journalist and expert on the middle east joins us. i pose the same question to you: will the truce hold. >>guest: it doesn't have too many, we don't have too much hope. we are dealing with a terrorist organization, which is considered by the united states and the west, for hamas. we are not dealing with the palestinian authority leader, and his absence is noted. with the pros and the cons, the consequences being we are creating an artificial truce with a cease-fire, cutting east supply, but are we cutting off demand if iran continues to supply the groups, the terrorist elements it is not just hamas or egypt watching what goes through the sinai peninsula, but, the pros being where the united states is concerned, saying to egypt we are giving you allowance so lay big brother and you watch out what goes on. >>trace: i remember several years back when there was a bus bombing that israel would respond strongly and today there was a bus bombing in tel aviv. are you surprised the cease-fi
LINKTV
Nov 21, 2012 8:00am PST
by countries including iran, north korea, syria, and china. british prosecutors have charged two former top executives at rupert mourdock's news international with bribing public officials for information. rebekah brooks, a former editor and onetime head of news international, is accused of conspiring to pay $160,000 in bribes to a british defense ministry official over a seven- year period. brooks has been a close confidante of mourdock's as well as a friend of british prime minister david cameron. in a separate incident, andy coulson, a former editor who once served as scammers spokesperson, is also facing bribery charges. he and brooks already face criminal charges stemming from the scandal that led to the shutdown of murdoch's news of the world tabloid last year amidst revelations executives and reporters conspired to hack phones and intercept communications. four people -- two u.s. citizens and two permanent residents -- have been arrested on charges of plotting to join al qaeda and kill americans overseas. the fbi says three of the suspects were detained in california last week while
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
with the gaza crisis, the crisis in syria, the crisis in iran, the crisis in the congo. she is still our u.s. representative. and, to me, this really compromises us and makes us look ridiculous, i believe internationally. as far as i'm concerned, again, these are my colleagues on the other side of the aisle still recovering from november 6. the election is over. t petraeus spoke before the intelligence committees last week, you know. and one of the things he said was that her talking points were edited. the words terrorist and al qaeda were taken out for a couple of reasons. one, the intelligence was evolving and they didn't want to tip them off. we need to let this go. the fiscal cliff and jobs are far more important. >> and let's talk about the fiscal cliff and jobs. in your time in california you worked on in the state assembly, a state hit hard by a fiscal y crisis. >> i sure did. >> i want to talk to you about something you said in terms of medicare reform and medicaid. obviously republicans are saying, look, in exchange for any type of taxes going up, we want to see some real entit
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
to be very much on his mind between what's going on in gaza, libya, syria, and of course the whole situation with iran and the nuclear weapons there that they're trying to build there. this is a situation where all these things are tied together. hamas clearly feels emboldened by some of the changes in leadership in the arab world that came from the arab spring. and the u.s. is in this position where they are standing by israel, very clearly they have said that they support israel's right to defend itself. hillary clinton has met with the palestinian leader weather the egyptian president, with the israeli prime minister but not with hamas. that's going to continue to reverberate in the way that the president has dealings with the arab world going forward from this, and that's what they're looking at as they look forward to the next four years. >> the question, can she get this deal done or push it along. >> and she's dealing with a very different set of players. the playing field has changed dramatically. you have an egypt, tunisia that are no longer in the same position vis-a-vis israel. th
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 3:00am PST
in gaza. only to find out she was killed three weeks earlier in syria. >> steve: plus, there is another instance where the b.b.c. showed a man on the streper carted off. he was supposedly the victim of an israeli air strike. he's seen on the stretcher a couple of minutes later he is walking through the crowd. he is fine. some of the images are real. and some of them are not real. the hamas people are manipulating the media, charles craught -- krauthammer. >> they are always on the wrong side because of the world media is on the palestinian side . hamas is very adept at the pornography of grief. they are quite useful at killing civilians on the other side as terror groups do and invite the killing of their own people to win the propaganda . that's why they put weaponry and rockets under houses and schools and hospitals and under mosques. they know the israelis have to attack the weapons and despite the incredible skill with which israel targets its attacks, there is going to be a rocket that will go awry and they will show all of that on television. >> brian: you shoot them out of a scho
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm EST
's happening in syria, but the coverage of what's happening in syria, not bad, but i don't know that it shed a great deal of light. and part of the problem is even, you are asking about, i know you began by asking me about what's happening in gaza, and what i think of the coverage of that. did i hear you correctly? >> yes, you did. >> it's, you know, anytime israel is involved in a story it becomes an excruciatingly difficult story for american journalists to cover. because there is, for the most part, a natural sympathy in this country, a sense of identity in this country with israelis. and many reporters, old friends and colleagues, the late peter jennings, used to i think very unfairly be criticized for taking an anti-israeli point of view, was so much an anti-every point of view as that it spent many years living in the arab world and had a sympathetic point of view that arabs. i think what is happening in gaza right now meets almost any definition of tragedy. the israelis cannot be expected, on the one hand, the standby while their cities are rocketed. on the other hand, the great irony
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm EST
to peacefully resolve the war in syria, the conflict between israel and the palestinians, the threat from iran and. every time and over time we must also address the differences that create tension and that are exploited by extremists. as our country emerges from the decade of large-scale conflict, confronts a new fiscal constraints at home, i worry that our political system will prevent us from making the investments in diplomacy and development we need to ensure we protect american's interest in these volatile regions of the world. these investments lack a constituency in congress at a time of great fiscal pressure. we face the prospect of budget sequestration that would be devastating to national security, not just because of what it does to national defense but also what it does to these programs that support diplomacy and enhance our quality of life. men and women in uniform know too well what sacrifice is about for our nation. for more than a decade after we were attacked on december 011, bley have fought, they have le d in distant battlefields. they have made our country safer. if we tu
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
spring, syria versus the liberalizing countries. what are the biggest challenges to u.s. foreign policy from all this innovation and new technology? >> well, you've mentioned, i think, a number of the biggest challenges. one of the ways that i think we benefit from thinking about this is to distinguish between long-term goals and near-term management challenges. >> uh-huh. >> so let's start with the easier one, right? long-term goals, we have to bet on openness, freedom, universal access to private markets for the reasons i talked about in my remarks and many others, the recipe for global peace and prosperity is in that long-term vision. there's no question there are short-term challenges that are very real. greater connectivity, broadband deployment over time will lead to greater economic opportunity and job creation. in the near term, there's potentially a mismatch between connectivity giving dangerous people larger platform and forum without losing economic opportunity as quickly. when we think about that, we have many difficult management challenges, but one of the things that we ha
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